Schulensbroek, Lummen

Limburg  >  Belgium

The pond and the damp grassland with canals, reed beds, knot willows and hawthorn hedges are an ideal breeding and wintering place. Natura 2000 area.

Added* by Greet Sienap
Most recent update 1 March 2020


In Schulensbroek 230 species have been observed in the last 10 years, including Western Marsh Harrier , Little Egret and Osprey. On the grass and hay lands, meadow birds breed, such as Black-tailed Godwit , Eurasian Curlew and Eurasian Oystercatcher. Garganey , European Stonechat , Bluethroat and Reed Warbler can also be found here.



Public Transport: train station in Schulen. There is a car park near the visitors centre.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake , Wetland , Agriculture , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland , River , Reedbeds


Flat , Wet

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer , Winter


Paved road , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by


Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

Trails are pointed out with different indications for each distance depending between 2km and 10 km. The route you see on the map is 10 km. From the viewing platform of the Schulensmeer visitor centre (Demerstraat 60, Lummen) you can get an excellent view of the birds.


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